Using fine silver you can create this multi textured ring. This is a fun and easy way to introduce you to some basic metalsmithing.
Start the journey into creating masterful works of art in silversmithing. This class will start you on your way as you learn how to file, solder, form and texture silver as you design three sterling silver bangles.
Learn how to coil and hammer sterling silver to create this trendy bracelet. These bright swirls of silver are formed and then attached together making a one of a kind bracelet.
Use your imagination to draw (or copy) an image onto a sheet of sterling silver. Once you saw out the image, you can leave the image alone or can solder it onto a piece of copper. The outline can also be used as a standalone piece or solder a copper backing onto it to shine through.
Want to commemorate a special date or person? This class will teach you to turn sheet metal into something special by stamping names, dates, quotes or images into the silver, which can be attached to a necklace or bracelet.
Want to learn how to repurpose your antique silverware? This class will show you how to transform your silverware into stunning unique bracelets or rings. (must be sterling, not plated)
Learn to use the Hydraulic press and rolling mill to create gorgeous shaped silver pieces that can be transformed into spectacular jewelry.
Design and create your own ring or pendant from scratch. This ring/pendant will be all about your style as you form the bezel, base, and band/bail in sterling silver and then select your cabochon to finish it perfectly.
You can learn to create your own beads. Combine techniques using the rolling mill and the hydraulic press to form silver into a unique, textured focal bead.
Spice up your accessories with this hot example of artistic ability. Create this sterling silver or copper sun pendant by bending and coiling wire to accentuate your pendant.
Have an idea but not quite sure how to create it? Come and sit with our instructor and you can both work your way through it together to make your idea a reality.
PMC is a compound of micron sized precious metal in a clay binder. This allows the artist to manipulate, mold and shape it using basic tools. The piece is then dried and fired to make a magnificent piece of jewelry that is fine silver 999. Fee $20 an hour plus supplies and most classes run between 3 to 4 hours. Classes in PMC must be scheduled at least one week in advance as PMC must be ordered. A $50 deposit is required when class is scheduled.
Look through the class list or stop by the shop to see examples of all our classes. You pick the class(es) you want to take and call us to set up an appointment that best fits into your schedule during our regular business hours. If we can add more people to join in that time slot, we will add them. If not, you get a one on one lesson.
8111 Lakewood Main Street
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202